Kit-Yan “Thomas” Cheng

Thomas is a biological scientist and lab manager in Dr. Michelle Gumz’ research laboratory. He assists Dr. Gumz with investigating the role of the circadian clock in the kidney and the circadian effects on sodium excretion and hypertension.

Currently, Thomas is conducting cell culture and molecular biology experiments using renal collecting duct cell culture models and performing animal metabolic cage studies with mouse models to evaluate the blood pressure in Period 1 knockout mice.